OUR GROWTH PROGRAM

High-end masterclasses & one-on-one support

As an entrepreneur you face many different challenges. To tackle these challenges, sometimes you’ll need one-on-one support from the experts, sometimes you need to discuss these challenges with your peers or you simply need a great introduction. If you join Ready to Scale you can get it all.

 

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PROGRAM OUTLINE


Join the group program and get access to masterclasses, mentoring and matching with investors, corporates & talent. Get one-on-one support from our expert service providers.

 

THE GROUP PROGRAM

The Ready to Scale group program offers an optimal mix between Rockefeller habits, leadership skills and the day-to-day practice of scaling-up. Each lecture is complimented with a presentation from an experienced entrepreneur. Each session is concluded with a two-hour workshop that helps you apply the results directly to your own company.

Starting date: April-June, 2019
Group size: max. 15 companies per class

 

MASTERCLASSES

 

In six monthly sessions you will receive expert-lectures on the following topics:

Fundamentals: get your company ready to scale

Structure: define the right organizational structure for growth

Leadership: understand your role as a leader

Team: create a high-performing team

Growth: define your path for growth

Funding: find the right funding to scale

MATCHING

 

We will support with three types of matching for essential aspects of company growth:

1. TALENT

You get access to pre-selected talent out of 100.000 Amsterdam-based students.

2. MENTORING

You will be paired with one of our experienced mentors based on: industry background, skills set and growth phase.

3. CORPORATES

Pitch your company to our corporate partners in order to meet new prospective clients or collaborations.

ONE-ON-ONE SUPPORT

If you are growing your company, you might need some support from experts. Within the Ready to Scale network we have gathered a group of experts offering their services at a 40-60% discount for anyone participating in the group program.

These service providers will support you throughout the program:

1. Link design

Link Design, an award winning international design agency in Amsterdam (HQ) and Shanghai. They help their clients to empower their businesses. Through research, strategy, concept development and design Link Design helps companies achieve their strategic goals. 

2. De Breed & Partners

To grow and innovate as an organization you need the right people, a practical plan and capital. You need to invest in your ambition. De Breed & Partners assists companies in getting the most out of their financial opportunities. We specialize in grants and subsidies, funding and business development. 

3. Bonneville

If you want to grow, you will need customers. Bonneville provides marketing and sales services to land those customers. Their unique ‘Why Change?’ method focusses on six areas to increase your sales. 

4. Schut van de Ven

As an independent notary’s office, Schut van de Ven sets itself apart by its swift, practical, solution-orientated approach to business.

5. Vanloman

Vanloman provides you with national and international tax advice. Our specialists help small entrepeneurs as well as large companies and individuals. Quickly, efficiently and tailor-made. Our people have gained their experience at the large renowned law and consultancy firms. 

6. V.O. Patens & Trademarks

V.O. supports clients worldwide to maximize the value of their Intellectual Property. V.O.  is one of the largest patent attorney firms in Europe, ranking consistently in the top 3 of European PCT-filers, and is praised as a center of excellence in Intellectual Asset Magazine.  

7. SOLV

SOLV is the premier law firm in The Netherlands that is fully dedicated to technology, media and communications: TMC. Due to our focus we remain at the forefront of technical and legal developments. We know the market as well as we know the law. SOLV works for clients ranging from Internet start-ups to major international corporations.

8. VanOoijen

VanOoijen in Haarlem offers a wide range of accounting and tax services for expats and international companies. Our certified tax experts and accountant have over 20 years of experience in dealing with financial matters of international companies and expats in Haarlem and Amsterdam region. 

9. KplusV

KplusV guides entrepreneurs in writing their business plans, educate them on the expectations of investors and match them with the best investors. It is this combination that helps a SME to become investment ready. 

10. ARTO RECRUITMENT

Active since 1959 in Amsterdam, ARTO RECRUITMENT has a professional team of consultants that can support you in your HR challenges. The recruitment services range from providing you with temporary staffing to finding new personnel and custom support. Thanks to their quick, clear and flexible way of working, ARTO is the perfect partner for fast growing SMEs. 

11. Fair Focus Communicatie

Fair Focus Communicatie is founded by Annelies Putman and focusses on SME with a B2B focus and without a PR manager. This Amsterdam based PR agency can support you in your PR challenges and works with a team of experts as well as specialized freelancers.